The grips are a real find, no hold open cut, no safety cut on the authentic grips, all of the grip screw had to be fitted, all of the grip screw bezels were hand fitted. While there he modified the Browning. There had been only one reject up to that point. All of the above-mentioned except Mod. All future High Standard automatic pistols continued to use a nearly identical design. I did this with a Dremel tool fitted with a brass brush wheel. But even a slightly hard of hearing sixty plus year old man can hear a suppressed pistol go off in a closed room at close range.
The revised date of production was set for 15 September. Trials showed that noise was reduced to only a few decibels above the mechanical action of the gun. The mesh acts as a heat sink that cools and slows the gases before they escape. Parts are a challenge, however it's worth the time to restore a 75 year old firearm. The High Standard manufacturing company was founded in 1926 by Carl Swebilius and Gustav Beck as a supplier of deep hole drills and specialty machines tools. It's really too bad that a really nice antique firearm ended up like this, however, the finish is nice and aged great.
The safety screw and grip screws are disfigured. He worked on machine gun design during World War I and is said to have worked with John M. As noted above, its manufacture ceased in 1951. High Standard received a payout for work already done and had heavy frames that were already fabricated so they decided to use them to make a commercial pistol. Sometimes we miss, overlook or confuse things and we promise to make it right as best we can when we do. If you decide to shoot it, you should consider replacing the recoil spring and if necessary modifying the sear so that the slide closes properly.
This High Standard semi-automatic features match shooting modifications such as custom target grips and a muzzle stabilizer. Julian Hatcher gives a brief review of the G. Even at a 45% discount, sales were not robust. The Model A was discontinued in 1942. To remove the extractor D , first remove the extractor retaining pin H.
In order to get a blue or black color the metal is boiled or steamed between applications. The High Standard Model B was first introduced in 1932 starting with serial number 5000 and it is basically the same pistol as the Hartford Arms 1925 automatic. This inscription indicates that the pistol was made in the United States of America by the High Standard manufacturing company that is located in New Haven, Connecticut and that the pistol has been chambered for the. While they are easy to repair, care must be taken in ordering parts, since in the hammer gun series there are three different hammers and five different sears. Higgins line for the Sears, Roebuck, Company.
I have some affection for old High Standard pistols. Three days later I had the steel I needed. I have to fit the firing pin making sure that it slides in and out without any bind, and the firing pin protrusion is correct. Deer hunting is an interesting thing that reminds you of those golden old ages of 19th centuries, where a handsome hunk well equipped with all hunting material rides on horse searching for his target animal either for the purpose of displaying his masculine powers or for enticing and wooing his lady love. As we were at that time fighting a common enemy the request could not be ignored. The second order came out with both frame and suppressor Parkerized.
G-E-This model had the same general specifications as the Mod. High Standard also produced a series of. I removed the left grip plate and the side plate to examine the connector and quickly discovered that the spring tensioning the connector was too weak. Initially the military used the model B for a machine gun sub-caliber firing device. Churchill suggested however, that the guns be shipped without the screens - which is what happened. A heavier frame was designed for the larger cartridges, based on the H-D, but with a removable barrel secured by a spring-loaded latch in front of the trigger guard. Searched the internet but yet to come upon a web site that matches serial number to year of manufacture.
I got it correct after I had to fit it several times. This new corporation acquired new space and increased its personnel and facilities for producing gun barrel drills,. Although sales were good, the government contracts following Pearl Harbor gave the relatively new company a real shot in the arm. Insert a thin drift pin into the hole above the trigger pin. Swebilius and three other men began the manufacture of gun barrel drills. I bought both and have found them both useful.